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Dania Beach, Florida
Reviewed 26 March 2014

Take your watch off . Your on island time now or shall I say Manta Time. Relaxed , unpretentious, expect nothing and you'll be quite surprised at all that is here for a super vacation. The locals of Speyside open their arms to you as you stroll their beaches, walk their roads and explore all their offerings. Manta Lodge has...

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Vanlose, Denmark
Reviewed 21 February 2014

Manta Lodge is really a divers' paradise. I do not dive, but still found it an excellent place for getting to the Little Tobago - birds watching, to the reef, snorkling, to the rain forest and Water falls, and to get around. No big luxery, but great charm and homely atmosphere and good stories. The hosts and staff are kind...

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Leduc, Canada
Reviewed 19 February 2014

My wife & I just returned from a week (Feb. 10 - 14th inclusive) of diving with the Tobago Dive Experience crew at the Manta Lodge in Speyside, Tobago. I've dived in many parts of the world with a great many dive operators. Sean & Kathleen, wonderful people who operate likely the most professional customer oriented diving service I have...

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
Reviewed 28 January 2014

If you're a diver and going to Tobago, Speyside is the place to be. And Manta Lodge is the place to stay. Accommodations are modest (something always needs repair! No TV but there is WIFI. Bring a book!) but clean and every room has a view of the bay. The food is not gourmet but quite acceptable (just don't order...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 23 January 2014

Kathleen was so warm & welcoming. The rooms were clean & comfortable. It was wonderful listening to the ocean as I drifted off to sleep. Kathleen was such a help in planning the rest of our trip. We dove with another company but next time I stay here I will go diving with Sean! Great breakfast too!

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 16 January 2014

Manta Lodge is a divers paradise. For non-divers considering Manta Lodge as a vacation destination it is a great choice. But you should know what it is not. Manta Lodge is not a "Sandals" type resort. It is a Tobago dive retreat -- a dream come true haven from the homogenized corporate resorts that too often spoil beachfronts and coastlines....

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Reviewed 11 January 2014 via mobile

We stayed in a number of places in Tobago, ranging from 5 star hotels, to small b&bs, etc and this was by far the nicest most welcoming chilled out place of them all. We stumbled across it by chance on a drive from Charlotteville to Roxborough and booked a few nights ahead on a whim that day. Kathleen and Sean...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 9 January 2014

It felt like home while we were here. The rooms are comfortable, the diving was great, but more importantly, the staff was amazing. Kathleen, who runs the lodge, is the most genuine and welcoming person and makes it a priority to make sure everyone is happy and taken care of. Sean, who runs the diving portion, is the most knowledgeable...

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Erie, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 21 December 2013

You know the feeling when your favorite football team gets the one position neede filled with a pro bowler?That happened to the Manta Lodge.Kathleen has made it her mission to remodel each room one at a time.I just had a week stay in one and all was well at the manta lodge.My room was nicely made fresh every day,The food...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 13 December 2013

The Manat Lodge and the Dive siets was very fantastic, very happy and friendly Lodge Manager and Team. The romms where very nice with AC and showers and beautifully cleaned every day with red fowers on the clean beds when we arreived after beautiful Scubadive around Littel Tobago. I can strongly recomend this Manta Lodge at the nice Speyside bech...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The cozy 22 room property may be small, but it still features a number of 'big' amenities - the Green Moray Bar & Restaurant, soft sand beach, full service dive shop, freshwater swimming pool, reading nook with a multi-lingual lending library, endless hiking trails and plenty of room to relax! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manta Lodge

Address: Windward Road, Speyside, Tobago
Region: Caribbean > Trinidad and Tobago > Tobago > Speyside
Price Range: $85 - $249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Manta Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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Manta Hotel Speyside
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“This apartment was on the ground floor right below their cafe. Easy access to the beach right out front and the dive shop next door.”
 of 5 bubbles woodstockhoustons, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“If you want a room that is quieter ask for one farther away from the dining, office and dive shop.”
 of 5 bubbles SusanH742, 13 Oct 2014 | Read review
“I liked having a queen and twin bed, but you can ask for two twins to be put together to make a king. We were on the first level, which is fewer stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles sls1124, 3 Jul 2014 | Read review
“The roof deck on room 12 is right above the jasmine tree and offers great sunrises and star gazing.”
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 of 5 bubbles janas804, 12 May 2014 | Read review
“We stayed on second floor it was nice but maybe a little close to the bar south side was a bit better but all rooms were good nice balcony to sit and enjoy the view of ocean.”
  • Thats one of the dive boats lots of room and comfortable
 of 5 bubbles jkrk21, 21 Apr 2014 | Read review
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